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With 600 new cases in August alone, typhoid fever grips city

DNAHM130064 | 9/4/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :365 | Health

Typhoid cases have increased in the city in July and August this year, compared to 2018 according to a report of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC). Authorities said that higher vigilance is required to ensure that there is no consumption of contaminated water and food.
City recorded 600 cases of typhoid in August this year compared to 525 cases last year. Similarly, in July the number grew to 639 this year, compared to last year's 465. "This is because of contaminated water or food. We need to improve the quality of the food and water supplied at food outlets. Preferably, package water should be used," said Bhavin Solanki, in-charge Medical Officer of Health.
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